Jobs & Internships

Helpful Tips

Still need to find a "match"? Feel free to look for other organizations you can work with.

When you email organizations, make sure to:

    • state your major(s) and, if applicable, your minor(s)
    • let them know you are looking for an internship for academic credit for a particular quarter (make sure to include the start and end dates!)
    • describe why you are interested in their organization for an internship
    • share what skills or knowldge that you have to contribute
    • include your resume and open schedule

Need more help? Talk to our Asian American Studies Academic Advisor: 

Department Teaching Assistantships

Applications for 2018-19 TAships with the Asian American Studies Department are due Monday, February 5, 2018, via email to the AASD Academic Advisor at

Completed AASD TA Applications include the following:

Note: In the application’s “comment section,” you may elaborate on your indicated course preferences, such as preference on being a TA for the same course during multiple quarters (if available), teaching different courses each quarter, or even desire to work with any specific instructor. You are also welcome to elaborate on these points in your cover letter.

Any follow-up questions may be directed to the Academic Advisor, Kristine Jan Espinoza, at

Other Teaching Assistantship Positions

Interested in searching for TA vacancies outside of the Asian American Studies Department? Subscribe to the TA Marketplace Google group!

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